261. The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur with John Jantsch

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John Jantsch Duct Tape Marketing Self Reliant Entrepreneur public speaking Grant Baldwin The Speaker Lab Referral EngineWhat does it mean to be a self-reliant entrepreneur? Our guest today is here to tell us; he has literally written the book on the subject!

John Jantsch is a phenomenal speaker and author, and today we’re talking about how he uses speaking for lead generation for his business and how he has created longevity and relevancy as a speaker for over 30 years.

We wrap up with his latest book, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur and we do something that we’ve never done before on any show. Stay tuned for that and much more on today’s edition of The Speaker Lab!



  • How did he quadruple his speaking fees?
  • The importance of being able to evolve your message.
  • Why did he start his podcast?
  • How do you ultimately build the strongest business eco-system?
  • Speakers who get a lot of referrals do this one thing: what is it?
  • Can you determine if you are referrable?
  • Why trusting yourself is key to being a speaker and an entrepreneur.
  • What is one of the key markers to success?
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “Making a better you makes a better business!” – John Jantsch